Sister Penny’s judgmental mother-in-law, with whom she and Elizabeth Ann live after Alan Penny dies. In revenge for Sister Penny’s habit of taking lovers instead of getting remarried, on her deathbed Enid bequeaths her house to a distant relative. It’s Enid’s caprice that drives Sister Penny to take a job at the Golden Age, which gives her a place to live.
Enid Character Timeline in The Golden Age
The timeline below shows where the character Enid appears in The Golden Age. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
10. The Loving Body